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of individuals. >> reporter: researchers have documented 50 football players stricken by cte, 35 nfl players, 6 high school players. >> chronic traumatic encephlopathy is not being seen in individuals without repetitive head injury. >> reporter: this revelation has summoned the nfl, questioning their own health. >> at times i do forget things, the sleepless nights you may have, you start to wonder are you down that path towards cte? >> reporter: the seau family noticed his change in personality in the last years of his life. from outgoing, hard charging family leader, to withdrawn loner who ended it all by shooting himself in the chest, leaving this three word on a text to his children and ex-wife. what did he say? >> just three words, i love you. >> that was the last we heard. >> reporter: none of his children play football anymore. and that's fine with their mother. >> i think it's a gamble. if you want to play the sport, know what you could be in for. >> it's not worth it for me to not have a dad. so to me, it's not worth it. >> reporter: the nfl says it will continue to finance research int
. barbara, back to you. >> thanks, danella. >>> new today, details about the brain of the late nfl great junio junio juniors say you. they say he had a degenerative brain disease. he was suffering from cte which leads to dementia, memory loss and depression and is associated with repeated head injuries. it's also been found in dozens of other nfl players. this comes as the nfl faces lawsuits by thousands of former players who say the league withheld the information about the harmful effects concussions can have on their health. >>> in other football news d.c. maier vincent grey said held consider changing the redskins name if the team moves back into the district. >> i think it has become a lightning rod and i would love to be able to sit down with the team and i'm happy to do that. sit down with the team and others concerned and see if a change can be made. obviously, our basketball team did that. >> some people say the name redskins offensive to native americans. the mayor and other city leaders have talked to the team about possibly bringing a new stadium where rfk is located now. >>>
this season eight months after having surgery on his acl and mcl, he nearly set the nfl rushing record. not every case is simple. the former redskin tim hightower tore his acl in the 2011 season and he suffered a setback in his recovery and missed all of the football season. >> and can you understand the battle robert was having with himself and he felt he had to be out, there even though he knew he should not have been? >> and that is a tough part. it's easy for people to say, you know, he should not be up there doing this or out there doing that and he has a lot of pressure on him and exceeded every single expectation. and when you're in that situation where you're constantly facing a franchise and you have a lot of expectations and put a lot of pressure on yourself, he came in with a lot of expectations for himself that i think exceeded those around him. >> reporter: the nose tackle for the redskins e-mailed me with his response to the news a couple of minutes ago and saying in part the recent success of guys coming back from the serious knee injuries gives you hope that hcan bounce
about sports and sports injuries. in the nfl especially. remember junior seau last year who took his own life. he shot himself in the chest because he wanted his brain to be studied. the doctors looked at his brain and told the family and they report this morning that his brain did test positive for chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte repeated blows to the head and head injuries that can lead to dementia, memory loss. it is a problem that's plagued a lot of former nfl players. this is the issue that the nfl has to address when we talk about helmet to helmet blows and the sort of violent nature of the nfl. >> bill: so much evidence of this. i think dave zirin told us there are 9,000 lawsuits. phenomenal number. >> peter: one big lawsuit with several former players injuries lead -- brain injuries are leading to major problems. which leads us to this story. virginia commonwealth university did a study and looked at how we, as a nation, are doing in the health department. >> bill: this is stunning. >> peter: turns out we're not doing so great. americans die sooner and experience higher r
, the team suggests searching the nfl ticket exchange. you can try other ticket websites or craigslist but you run the risk of getting counterfeits there. keep in mind, only 1,000 tickets were available for playoff last year for the 49ers. so there will only be a limited amount as well. and then you have season ticketholders getting first crack at those tickets. back out here live, this is my afternoon -- my cell phone. i'm craigslist. ticket prices are steep. there are a few going for $250. one going for $429. there's another one down below there. it says $500. expect to pay a rather pretty penny if you plan on coming to the 49ers game. you can watch it for free here on ktvu as well. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> don't forget. you can watch the ga right here on channel 2. now, the fox nfl pregame show is at 4:30. the game itself starts at 5:00. >> exciting football yesterday as well. >> yes. >>> let's check in with sal, though, see what's happening on the roads. a little more crowded, i would imagine, after a lot of kids back at school. >> and we have video, too, of a crash in
news/espn exclusive investigation into the death of nfl great junior seau. doctors revealing their findings for the first time. and it could affect players from the big leagues to pop warner. abc's jim avila is here with the story. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a giant in the game, junior seau is now perhaps the biggest name in football, linked to brain damage for taking too many hits to the head. abc news and espn learned exclusively that, before his suicide, seau suffered damage to his very brain cells. >> junior seau! >> reporter: junior seau, an icon in the 1990s, whose passionate hits made him a dominant figure in the nfl. but, after his sudden suicide in 2012, many questioned whether the effect of those hits on the 43-year-old's brain, could have played a role. >> the head-to-head contact, the collisions, they're out of control. >> reporter: now, seau's family says it has an answer to that question from the national institutes of health. abc news and espn have learned exclusively, seau's brain showed visible signs of cte, chronic traumatic encephalopathy
this just like the problem in the nfl with domestic violence. >> bill: why would anyone -- let me quote you one more thing. >> okay. >> bill: this is from sue carter professor of journalism at michigan state. all right? quote: it's extraordinarily inappropriate to focus on an individual's looks. >> that's stupid. >> bill: if you are a beauty queen and you are in the stands and you are the girlfriend of the quarterback. what else do you do? the point i'm trying to make culture. >> everybody is afraid. gotten to the point everybody is so afraid to say anything. >> trying to get points with the left. >> why would espn try to get points? shear a bulletin for espn. >> in case somebody might be offended we better go out there and apologize. >> bill: no feminist watch you. >> i don't know if that's true. >> you can't comment on the cheerleaders i guess. why would the football game have cheerleaders? the whole thing is ridiculous. >> bill: sitting around boomerring the guy. >> i'm a new sports fan. you obviously don't watch "fox news sunday." i'm a new sports fan. i will be watching a the love the
repaired as well. the nfl player's association may launch an investigation into the handling of his injuries. if they go forward, doctors will be brought in to see if the redskins followed the recommendations of the medical staff. the union has called for the redskins to improve conditions of the field, fed ex field. we saw even before the game started, it's like messy. the conditions. >> yeah. a lot of criticism about the field out there. >> all right. maybe something will get done. >>> inaugural changes. still ahead, the pastor set to give the benediction suddenly pulls out. why an old sermon is to blame. >> trapped for days, a group of killer whales surrounded by ice. how a canadian town helped to free them. we're going to see if they're completely out of the woods now. time now, 8:09. fox5 morning news back in a moment. >>> back now with new developments in the search for a family of killer whales trapped in canada's hudson bay. crews say they can no longer see the whales after some of the ice broke away and allowed the whales to swim away. officials say shifting wind caused the
cockroaches, the kardashian family, and cuban dictator fidel castro. who ranks higher? donald trump, those nfl replacement refs, wow, and the nation of france. the survey was conducted just a few days ago. >> and they also rank lower than colonoscopies and gonorrhea. >> wow. gonorrhea is more favorable than congress. wow, wow, wow. >> how about that? >> i have nothing left to say. let's just continue. speaks for itself. safety first. >>> well, president obama's upcoming inaugural ceremony will feature some of america's most popular musical performers. how about beyonce, kelly clarkson, and james taylor? they'll be front and center when the president and vice president are sworn in january 21st. >>> disgraced cyclist legend lance armstrong is ready to face questions about doping allegations head on. armstrong is giving an exclusive tell-all interview to oprah winfrey. his first since being stripped of all seven of his tour de france titles. the interview, which will air next week on winfrey's own network comes amid reports that armstrong has been considering admitting the use of performance enh
a top search on googlend she even had de offers from an nfl player who tweeted her his phone number, but accidentally sent it tall of twitter, too. her qb bfriend mccarron saw and responded #betterkeepdreaming. tuesday, donald trump offered her spot on the judging panel at this year'siss usa. matt? >> t oers will keep coming, no doubt. let's say good morning to good to see you. how are you? good morning, matt. i'm fine. how are you? >> you confid in me you hadn't slept in about 48 hours, getting down there f thehampionship me, watching the game, celebring acid and then this kind of explosion of tension around you. have you gotn a ltle rest no >> yes, got at least four hours las nigh we spent abo mbe 10 or 11 urs traveling back from miami back homeo abama. so i got a little bit of sleep, so -- >> kathine, were u aware at all as you were sitting in the stands there, watching the t roll t their second consetive national title what was being said aboutyou? was anye texting you? did you get any e-mls during the me? >> no. my phone actually die before i entered io the stadium. and so i w
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